NEW ZEALAND GOALKEEPER AMONG THOSE KILLED IN CHRISTCHURCH TERROR ATTACK

BY DUNCAN MACKAY

New Zealand’s futsal goalkeeper Atta Elayyan was among the victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch, it has been reported.

The 33-year-old player for the national and Canterbury men’s futsal teams was shot by the gunman as he prayed at a mosque in the city,

Elayyan, who was born in Kuwait, recently became a father and was a popular member of the Christchurch tech industry, it has been reported in New Zealand. 

The two mass shootings at mosques in the New Zealand city left 49 dead.